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Two Hurt in Chicago, Ford City Fire

Unattended cooking causes fire and fills high-rise with smoke     HighRise Ops Staff CHICAGO, Illinois – NBC Chicago reports that “unattended cooking”  was the cause of a high-rise fire  at 4300 W. Ford City Drive, according to Chicago Fire Department ...

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One Dead in Waukegan Senior High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 10th floor     HighRise Ops Staff WAUKEGAN, Illinois – Lake & McHenry County Scanner reported that Waukegan firefighters responded to the Lilac Ledge Apartments at 542 Washington Street, for a structure fire. Firefighters found a fire ...

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Three Hurt in Illinois High-Rise Fire

Fire on the sixth floor in Rock Island     HighRise Ops Staff ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – WQAD reports that firefighters responded to a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Rock Island on January 18. The fire injured three occupants and ...

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Woman and Service Dog Killed in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Fire on the seventh floor       HighRiseOps Staff CHICAGO – The Chicago Tribune reported that a woman and her service dog were found dead inside their apartment during a fire on November 24. Firefighters responded to the apartment ...

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One Injured in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Occupant transported to West Suburban Medical Center   HighRise Operations   CHICAGO – ABC7 reports that one person was injured in a high-rise apartment fire in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on Saturday. The fire was reported in the 5600 block of ...

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Six Injured in Chicago High-Rise Fire

Fire on the 32nd floor     HighRise Operations CHICAGO – CBS Chicago reports that six people were injured in a fire in a high-rise on Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to 400 East Randolph at approximately 12:30 a.m. for a ...

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Fire on 10th Floor of Illinois High-Rise

One occupant displaced by Rock Island fire     High-Rise Ops ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – WQAD reported that a Rock Island resident was displaced from their apartment after a fire Wednesday afternoon. In a Facebook post from the Rock Island ...

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Naperville, IL High-Rise Fire

Trash chute fire extended into the seventh floor     RADIOMAN911TV – 1/19/19 NAPERVILLE, IL – 2nd Alarm High-Rise Apartment Fire 799 Royal Saint George Dr. – Video by Dave Weaver DETAILS: Around 7:45 AM Naperville firefighters responded to a ...

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Elgin, IL Firefighters to Train for High-Rise Events

More than 300 area firefighters will come to Sherman Health’s Center Street Campus from June 25 through 29 to participate in high rise firefighter training conducted by the Elgin Fire Department. The training will take place in the former hospital ...

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